14 May 2014 17:30

Portuguese nationals, with hospitality experience, now have the opportunity to take their career high into the sky by joining Etihad Airways’ World Leading Cabin Crew. 

Aubrey Tiedt, Etihad Airways’ Vice President Guest Services, said: “In Lisbon we will be inviting up to 200 of the strongest candidates who meet our stringent criteria to attend the recruitment days.” 

People interested in attending the recruitment day and joining the airline’s award-winning team of cabin crew, food and beverage managers, and qualified inflight chefs, should register in advance by visiting www.etihad.com/cabincrewrecruitment

The recruitment day will take place in Lisbon on Monday, 19 May. It will offer applicants the opportunity to meet Etihad Airways’ recruitment specialists who will provide comprehensive information about living in Abu Dhabi and the dynamics of working with guests at 30,000 feet. 

New cabin crew members undergo a seven-week training program conducted at Etihad Airways’ state-of-the-art Training Academy in Abu Dhabi. 

“To support the rapid, dynamic expansion of Etihad Airways, we are delighted to host our recruitment drive in Portugal, a strategically important European market for the airline. 

“We hope to attract and recruit individuals who are incredibly passionate and dedicated to deliver remarkable hospitality. 

“Our team hails from more than 110 nationalities and enjoys great career development opportunities commencing as cabin crew, inflight chefs or food and beverage managers; progressing to onboard leadership and management roles,” Ms Tiedt said. 

Nearly 143 Portuguese nationals currently work for Etihad Airways, including 23 core staff, 102 cabin crew and 18 pilots. 

Cabin crew are all based in the vibrant and cosmopolitan city of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. 

Staff enjoy many benefits including medical insurance and housing support, in addition to access to a wealth of world-class leisure, sports and entertainment activities. 

Etihad Airways offers flights to Lisbon through its equity and codeshare partner Aer Lingus, as well as codeshare partners, Air France and TAP Portugal. 

Etihad Airways has received a host of awards over the years reflecting its position as a world leading airline including the prestigious titles of World’s Leading Airline, World’s Leading First Class, and World’s Leading Airline Cabin Crew at the World Travel Awards held in November 2013 in Doha, Qatar. 
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